In this subchapter the following definitions apply:
(A) evidence-based (as defined in section 8101(21) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 7801(21))) with proven psychometrics for validity;
(B) efficient and low-cost; and
(C) readily available.
(A) has been shown by empirical evidence to reduce recidivism or is based on research indicating that it is likely to be effective in reducing recidivism;
(B) is designed to help prisoners succeed in their communities upon release from prison; and
(C) may include—
(i) social learning and communication, interpersonal, anti-bullying, rejection response, and other life skills;
(ii) family relationship building, structured parent-child interaction, and parenting skills;
(iii) classes on morals or ethics;
(iv) academic classes;
(v) cognitive behavioral treatment;
(vii) substance abuse treatment;
(viii) vocational training;
(ix) faith-based classes or services;
(x) civic engagement and reintegrative community services;
(xi) a prison job, including through a prison work program;
(xii) victim impact classes or other restorative justice programs; and
(xiii) trauma counseling and trauma-informed support programs.
(A) as part of the intake process, the risk that a prisoner will recidivate upon release from prison;
(B) the recidivism reduction programs that will best minimize the risk that the prisoner will recidivate upon release from prison; and
(C) the periodic reassessment of risk that a prisoner will recidivate upon release from prison, based on factors including indicators of progress and of regression, that are dynamic and that can reasonably be expected to change while in prison.
(Added Pub. L. 115–391, title I, §101(a), Dec. 21, 2018, 132 Stat. 5207.)
1 So in original. Probably should be "paragraph (3)".